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Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
a more abundant california. as legislators, it's your duty and privilege to pass laws. what we need to do for our future will require producing hundreds of new laws each year. the great writer of the 16th century wisely wrote, there is little relation between our actions, which are in perpetball mutation. the most desirable laws are the rarest, simplest and most general. think it would be better to have none at all than in such numbers as we have. constantly expanding the coercive power of government by adding each year so many minute prescriptions to detailed legal system overshadows other aspects of public service. individual creativity and direct leadership must also play a part. we do this not by commanding thou shall or thou shall not but to organize people. lay the ten commandments next to the education code and you'll see how far we diverged in approaching content to that forms the basis of our legal system. in the right order of things, education, the early fashioning of character and the formation of conscience, comes before legislation. nothing is more determinant of our future
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Jan 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
sensible gun laws. >> hundreds gathered in san francisco to show saladarity with the d.c. marchers. the so-called million moms stroll included fathers, brothers, uncles, aunts and more. organizers say they are hoping to tap into the power of families to create change. >>> i just want to get some commonsense gun safety solutions so we don't have to go through this again and again and again. >> the group one million moms for gun control is a grassroots organization that was formed after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, which left 20 children and six educators dead. >>> in advertising banner meant to promote discount haircuts ended up cutting power to thousands of san francisco customers today when it fell from the sky and landed on some pg&e lines. here you can see the banner dangling from the power lines. witnesses say they saw it fall from the back of a small plane and land on the liens around noon. that normally busy intersection was shut down while crews dealt with the situation. >> i saw the plane banner carrying the plane circling. and the banner kind of f
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
in law enforcement. this one had both with a 12- inch knife. >> he in his own defense was going to pull his gun and he did. >> reporter: the father who called police is just trying to help a troubled son. >> it's sad that it had to come to this.. >> reporter: before this, calls to the home were domestic. the officer involved is an eight year veteran. the suspect he shot is expected to survive. in dublin, noelle dublin. >>> a man who stabbed his father and shot at a police officer will spend the rest of his life in prison. martinez was sentenced today to nine years behind bars. martinez shot at an officer who was attempting to arrest him in 2010. this was martinez' third conviction. >>> an alameda county judge sentenced cayman to 25 years in prison. that was in return for cayman pleading guilty. he told police he had been suspended from school and didn't want to deal with his parents being upset with him. >>> sunny vale police, the chp and sheriff's deputy all rushed to the school after a report of a gunman on campus. however, in the end it turns out the report was nothing more than a pr
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Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
the coliseum are in big trouble with the law. >> i've never seen anything like this. it's just -- it's unreasonable. it looks like something you would see on a video game. these are real life incidents. >> reporter: on saturday afternoon, the unknown driver stopped northbound traffic for this sideshow. while sideshows are nothing new to the area, this was one of the first time this happened on the freeway, according to investigators. >> you saw people outside their cars. it was terribly unsafe. >> reporter: traffic from onlookers on the southbound direction was also slowed to a crawl. according to the chp it had the potential to cause prog bless. investigators say some drivers didn't know what to do. many stayed in their cars, others got out and saw what was the holdup. regardless, the chp received calls about it and said overall this had the potential to be a disaster. at this point, nobody has been arrested. >> nobody is in custody. the chp is actively investigating it. that's where we stand. >> reporter: and that's pretty much where we stand right now. the chp says they are contin
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
it the law it was not very easy to defie their rules. >> reporter: a few stops later a white man got on and could not find a seat. >> he wanted to know if i was going to stand up i told him i was not. he said if you don't stand up i'll have your arrested and i said he could do that. >> reporter: rosa parks was arrested, fingerprinted and fined. a reverend named martin luther king brought a lawsuit against the bus company. the u.s. supreme court declared montgomery segregation laws unconstitutional. in recent years the civil rights movement she had inspired brought her out for speeches and celebrations. she worked with the nnacp, started an organizations to provide opportunities for young people. but about her part of it in it all she was always modest. >> are you proud of what you've done? >> well, if not i would take so much pride in myself but what i was happy about was the fact that the people in montgomery stayed off the buses in large numbers and opposed of course that made it a protest and this protest could put the bus company out of business for a while. >> a week later, rosa
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
that the -- should not interfere. prop eight backers have the legal standing to defend the law because state officials decline to do so. attorneys for the same-sex couples fighting the ban have not yet filed their legal arguments. oral arguments are scheduled for late march. >>> activists across the bay area celebrateded the 30 years since roe versus wade. a group called the raging grannies celebrated the milestone. the women say they will continue to keep abortion legal in the united states. >>> and in san francisco, the group stop patriorchy held their own rally. members say they are concerned on what they call an increase on anti abortion restrictions at the state level. groups that oppose abortion are said to have their own rallies in the city on saturday. >>> human rights advocates are pushing state lawmakers to do more to fight human trafficking. representatives from several groups rallied at the state capital. they say despite perception the majority of human trafficking occurring in local communities not overseas. >> it's an american issue, it's a california issue, it's an issue in s
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Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for the
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
to find a way to implement the state law without violating federal law. the governor called the meeting quote very satisfying although no details were made public. the obama administration has taken a tough stand on decriminalizing marijuana. what federal prosecutors vowing to continue arresting people for pot violations. >>> the mayor of sacramento came out swinging with a new plan to try to stop the kings basketball team from moving to seattle. >> they do deserve an nba team at some point just not ours. >> flanked by a lot of fans in kings colors, mayor kevin johnson unveiled his plan to win strategy. major johnson says since last thursday 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equity partner. the current owner has reached an agreement with a group in in seattle to buy the kings. >> our backs are against the wall. they told us it wasn't going to happen. but each and every step along the way, as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way to stand for it. >> reporter: johnson's plan a
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
helped fill restaurants and give law enforcement time to prepare for a crowd of 30,000 people. many that arrived by car. >> we stayed thinking it would be a quick shut up the one. >> reporter: they ditched their car. >> we think sitting in this car takes as long as walking. >> reporter: people were respectful and only a handful of photographers returned to the perch with the understanding it is that own risk. >> peter mel of santa cruse was the winner. for more on the swell we have been tracking let's go to mark mile. hi, mark. >> we have been tracking this and it was produced by a super-storm and wave heights are 17-18 feet in the pacific. this is friday and i will advance this and you will notice the wave heights back off into the saturday and sunday and the bright colors are not moving to the bay area. we knew there would be long waits and that happened today with about 30-40 minutes. i saw 25 feet sets as i was watching the coverage. you can see the high surf advisory expired. and we are overnight lows and get ready to bundle up. temperatures will be in the upper 20s out towards
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Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
a law banned smoking in enclosed environments. researchers say before the law took effect the number of children hospitalized with asthma systems have been growing by 2.2%. within 12 months after the law was in place, hospitalizations fell 12%. >>> the president has something going into his second term that he didn't have in his first, a graying head of hair. you can see these two portraits. the one on the left was in 2009 and the one on the right was last month. doctors say stress is to blame for a condition that cause as person to lose his hair and when it grows back it becomes gray. >>> why some people turned in their weapons after the money ran out. >> cooler weather is headed to the bay area, what you can expect for tomorrow and when you may need the umbrella coming up. >>> court papers endicate a teen was -- indicate a teen was annoyed with his mother before killing his family saturday. the information came in a statement filed ahead of the teen's court appearance tomorrow. investigators say he shot his parents and three siblings at the family house using guns that were kept in
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
on mental health are things we should and can do, to help reduce gun violence and, no law or set of laws will end violence. obviously. or the deficit. but, if we can save one life through action, we can do it. we think we can get the votes in the senate -- >> assault weapons? >> the president put forward a variety of things, assault weapons and high capacity magazines an universal background checks and mental health. school safety. so, we think there is support for a lot of these things and we'll push as hard as we can. >> chris: finally, less and a minute left, most of obamacare goes into effect at the end of this year, beginning of next year. states are having problems, already, putting the exchanges into effect and insurance companies an employers are having problems. is there any chance the president will say, let's slow down and delay the january 1st, 2014 kick-in of a lot of the stuff and allow people more time to implement it? >> no. no, i think -- no. but hhsr, health department is working with employers and states to be flexible and making sure we work with them very closely. >>
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Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
are unrelated. no arrests have been made in either case. >>> hundreds of guns are now in the hands of law enforcement after being turned in by their owners. 680 firearms were turned in at a gun buyback. congresswoman jackie spears says every gun turned one less life lost. >> there will be a debate this year on whether or not every person or any person should be allowed to have an assault weapon. >> some of the audience says gun control is not the answer. >>> a new magazine interview with president obama might surprise gun control advocates. coming up in ten minutes why those advocates need to listen more. >>> president answers the question about whether or not he has ever fired a gun. >>> in over night news a car speeding from police went the wrong way on interstate 880 in hayward. they spotted the vehicle driving sporadically. they tried to flag him down but he took off. the driver crashed head on into another vehicle. >> the sheriffs department did continue their pursuit of the vehicle. a few minutes later the vehicle was involved in a collision as it tried to exit here. slided head on
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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
bill back in 1993 shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. we will have live coverage of her newest assault weapon bill at 8:15. >> some parents at one california school district are questioning the district's buying of more than a dozen assault weapons. fontana officials say they bought 14 assault weapons to protect students in the event of an attack. they say they will be kept in locked safes on campus for responding police but some parents are concerned that students could find a way to access them. >> we do have children that come with sometimes plastic weapons or real weapons and does that make them -- put them at risk of being -- as our chief has stated last night being stopped and killed? >> the weapons cost a thousand dollars each. police say they have the ability to go through body armor. >>> today the house in rhode island will vote on legislation legalizing same sex marriage. it's expected to pass in the house but unknown if in the senate. >>> lance armstrong lied for years about doping and now some unhappy customers who bought his books want under money
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Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
under the law for if we are truly created equal, surely our love to one another must be evening wall as well. [applauds] >> reporter: we ran into california's senate majority leader and asked her what she thought of the president's address. >> the president made reference to taking care of the legacy of our natural parks and resources and i thought it was really something different but beautiful. >> reporter: now the inaugural parade it was supposed to start a half hour ago and the parade route is about a mile and a half long and goes from behind me to north of the capital building a long pennsylvania avenue and ends at the white house. marina , i have to tell you, it was cold last time but not uncomfortable though it is supposed to get really cold tonight but not so terrible for the inaugural live. >> how about the turnout, there was a lot of talk about the turnout, but what have you seen today? >> reporter: well, somebody saw an awful lot of people before the inauguration ceremony took part. they will not have any firm numbers until at least tonight but certainly less than the 8 mi
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
wade and that's the highest percentage and new state laws three problems on that. >>> home values are up 15% in the last year and in forecast alameda counties could be up another 10% by the end of this year. they have watched the available homes shrink. >> it is not to go over offer but in lots of situations there is multiple bidding. >> but those numbers are across a wide region and people should focus on bay area residents. average rents in the east bay peninsular san francisco were nearly unchanged in the 4th quarter of last year. average rents it decide as for the leveling off. >>> one of the big story lines is two brothers coaching against each other. but jim harbaugh wants the focus to be elsewhere. >> they are the ones who have the most to do with it and they are the ones we should been talking about. they will probably exchange a few text messages but they will prepare for the meeting in new orleans. >>> they are counting down for the super bowl sunday and san francisco police are also getting ready for the super bowl game after after the championship game on sunday, there
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Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
principalled way to make children safe is to make lawful citizens less safe and violent criminals more safe : >> the nra calls it a strong opposition to any new gun regulation. >>> and they will head up a hearing on gun opposition. mike thompson is a gun owner and he said there is room for changes to reduce gun violence and that includes background checks for gun purchases and he will provide stricter penalties as well as all gun trafficking. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu thought it was a land slight and he will serve a third term with newly seats lost in parliament. they are suggesting the right wink may be -- wing may be stalled. he wants it as broad as possible and plans to honor that. >>> they are moving forward with a controversial plan to reduce the areas' growing deer population. they say deer no longer fear humans and they are acting aggressively towards pets. starting this weekend, they will start sterilizing female deer and they will be relocating the deer but it is a temporary fix. >> once 30 deer will come, they will have to repeat every two to four years. they have give
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Jan 27, 2013 10:00am PST
, in this country, have an immigration law we can live with. we have virtually been going maybe 25 years without a clear statement about immigration, and that is unacceptable in this nation of immigrant and we are putting into high priority the unification of families, to make sure families have a chance to come together and i'm glad the dream act is an integral part of -- something i've worked on more than 12 years. >> chris: senator corker from what you have heard and i know you are not a member of this group. could you accept a plan with a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegals already here, if it is tied to benchmarks on border security and enforcement? >> well, i do like the things that marco rubio has been laying out. and i did talk to one of the members on the other -- my side of the aisle working with dick durbin and he was very optimistic last night at a dinner i attended. again, the details matter. i think right now, they are at the talking point stage and this needs to be reduced to legislation. the last time this blew up, was when it was reduced to legislation, so it is my h
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
it and one is a law office building so they could have put it there overnight some people are saying that is unlikely or maybe it was papasser by. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> just hours ago they approved a measure to hire somebody as a consultant for the police department. here is more on the reaction to the vote. >> reporter: after a lengthy comment period that went into the morning hours, they approved the hiring of a man who as a former chief his policing policies came under fire and the vote early this morning sparked outrage. >> 7 yeses... >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 morning news had the only cameras inside and they approved the deal on a 7-1 vote. roughly 275 people spoke at this lengthy council meeting an many opposed them to come in and develop a crime fighting plan for oakland. critics say the man who headed up the police department in new york and l.a., could cause racial profiling. the only member to approve it said police cannot truly address the root causes of crime. >> i am very against this contract tonight. it is not about not be
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
been issued warnings. now they will enforce the laws which require it at noon p.m. on sundays. >>> right now traffic is -- you can see it, there is a live picture which is showing it to be building and as soon as the metering lights come on delay times will go up and of course we will be all over that. at we look at 880 southbound, this traffic in oakland looks good. and in the livermore valley, grand line, may be a little more than that, we will keep an eye on it as we move to union city, let's go to steve. >>> thank you very much. most of the rain is probably in line for that so there is a lot of cloud cover, the overnight lows are warmer and 40s and 50s for some h even mid-50s. there will be two parts to it and another one will drop in on sunday but they don't look strong for rain. santa rosa some of the heaviest amounts could fall and maybe about an inch to a half inch and maybe an inch or less would probably cover it. 54 in half-moon bay, redwood city is close, much warmer inland and even napa airport, a balmy 52 compared to yesterday. there is hit and miss / and dash --
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00am PST
a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for responding police officers and some are worried students could find a way to access the guns and they say the money should not be spent on weapons. >> does this put them at risk as the chief of police stated being neutralized and killed? >> the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to pearce body armor. >>> they are legalizing same sex measure in the state. rode island is the only new england state which still prohibits marriage. now some one happy customers are spearheaded against armstrong. they say they would never have bought his books if they had known his true story. he strongly denied winning the tour de france but last night he came clean during an interview with oprah whimphrey. >>> westbound
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Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
everyone else under the law. surely the love must be equal as well. >> it is the first time the issue of gay rights has been mentioned in an inaugural address. >> the opera house opened its doors for a watch party today. >> my fellow americans, the oath i have sworn before you today -- >> people gathered to watch president obama's faith in america's future speech. one woman came for the atmosphere and a speech that is all about community involvement. >> you know, he strikes the right amount of hope and challenges all of us to step forward and participate in our government which is important. >> people were thrilled the festivities on the day that honored martin luther king, jr. for more on today's festivities in washington, log on to www.ktvu.com and click on the inauguration tab. >>> while addressing the nation today president obama promised action on climate change. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us now live in foster city with reaction and the reality. john? >> reporter: indeed it is beautiful here tonight at center park but experts tell me do nothing and today'
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Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
: those in the tech industry say until privacy laws are strengthened, google's hands are essentially tied because it has to comply because of the patriot act. >>> the widow of steve jobs has started a web-based project in support of the dream act. the website is called the dream is now.org. it involves young imlegal immigrants to upload videos telling their stories. this would offer a pathway to citizenship for minors brought to the united states. >>> the investigation into the dream liner found that a battery in question was not overchunked. the lithium ion battery overheated last week. all dream liners have been grounded since then. the recent investigation was conict didded by the japanese. now the u.s. senate plans to investigate why the faa improved the batteries. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton defended the u.s. response to the deadly attack on a consupe lit in. ben -- consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those caskets off of the plane at andrews. i put my arms -- >> secretary clinton told members of the committee that the de
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
bowl, along with local law enforcement. >> it should be everybody's celebration, so we're going to keep the safety of our no. 1 city as our priority. >> after the giants won the world series, the city experienced riots and vandalism. mayor lee says the city is also in planning stage for post- super bowl violence presence. >> mark is here now with more on the super bowl. >>> i kind of have a feeling we're going to be hearing a lot about this particular game in the next 12, 14 days. whatever. it was a back-to-work wednesday at 49ers' camp. back east, of course, the ravens are gonna be wrapping up for kaepernick, et cetera. earlier, we saw atlanta kind of stymie the run for kaepernick. of course, vernon davis roamed free as the tight end on the receiving end of his passes. he was raiser sharp. what it boils down to, the 49ers are left with a whole lot of weapons. >> we went in with a solid game plan. we understood they were going to try to take away, you know, certain things we do well. they tried to take away colin kaepernick's running ability in that game. so, you know, it's one of those
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Jan 27, 2013 5:00am PST
. i think when you look at any challenge, can you write a law. does it go into effect. that's because they're women. have you to understand, it wasn't just for sports, it was for math, science. the challenge that we have is that many of the sports, they're not in urban communities. a lot of those numbers, a lot of what we're talking about, is that urban youth don't have a chance to pay for sports. we really have to make sure that more urban youth get different sports, more diverse sports so they can participate. because it's much harder to do sports now. >> what can we do to raise the next generation of wnba stars like you? >> just having an opportunity. having more female role models out there on the platform. one thing i'm involved with, we have a sport for health equity. and we're using sports, like i said, to bring everyone together. as long as you're given the opportunity. you know, we can go -- it's endsless. and when you don't have the opportunities is when you don't give yourself a chance. when you don't give yourself a chance, you miss 100% of the shots that you never take. >
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Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
much of a crowd in a bar we'll just close it down. reporter>> civic law outlawed super bowl watch parties. nummi will swap electric buses with diesel. . >> we don't want them hurt. we want them to be part of celebrating. reporter>> the mayor says he will visit businesses to urge them to take responsibility too. >> to suggest that they serve something than heavy alcohol, any duration sometimes doesn't help. reporter>> bottoms up, one bar in the middle of last week's party may bring in its own security for super bowl. bartenders say it's tough cutting drinkers off. >> it's a challenge. because everybody is excited. everybody wants to drink. everybody wants to celebrate. but it's just going to be -- it's just going to be hard. reporter>> and one other crack down we've learned of. widespread street closures on february 3rd. that's to block cars from cruising which is another big crowd attraction. we're live in san francisco, deborah villalon, ktvu news >>> and stay with the 10 10 -- 10:00 news for more super bowl coverage. in a few minute, colin kaepernick tells us his relationship w
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Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
is adding 300 officers from outside law enforcement agencies to help with patrols. >>> president obama plans to hold wall street accountable for any wrong doing. >> but we also know the free market works best for everybody when we have smart common sense rules in place to prevent irresponsible behavior. >> in this morning's weekly address, the president highlighted his nomination of mary jo white to the exchange commission and richard cordre for the consumer protection bureau as they are both former prosecutors and their new jobs will focus on reforming wall street and protecting consumers from predatory lending and hidden credit card fees. >>> the debate over the president's power to make recess appointments will likely end up at the supreme court. a three judge appellate panel ruled that the president exceeded his constitutional authority last year when he appointed three people to the national labor relations board while the senate was on a holiday break. the panel rules that the senate was technically still in session. and the ruling casted out on hundreds of decisions that the labor boa
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Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
.s. corporations were the targets of fewer fraud lawsuits by investors in 2012. a stanford law study shows there were 152 cases that requested can class-action status. that's the lowest number in seven years. a securities lawyer says there may be fewer cases now because of a dropoff in the number of disruptions like the burst of the tech bubble or the 2008 financial crisis. >>> the head of j.p. morgan chase is apologizing to shareholders again. ceo jamie diamond told them he's sorry for the pain caused by a loss caused by a single trader. dimon calls this a terrible mistake but adds life goes on. his pay was cut in half because of the incident. >>> there is a recall of seven varieties of pizza may by a berkeley company. tiny -- tiny pieces of metal may be in the crust of its home grown pizzas. there are no reported cases but they don't want to take any chances. anyone who has one should return it to the store for full refund. >>> repair work is underway on the eastern tower of the bay bridge. that tower was damaged earlier this month when an empty oil tanker grazed it while heading out to
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Jan 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
predicted the bill will not pass. >>> california law makers will consider how well the state's department ban is working during hearings. the department will see demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here. and gun rights groups. the hearings will happen tuesday morning at the capital in sacramento. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan down played the question that he would be running for president. >> i have a job to do, i represent wisconsin. >> reporter: ryan said he's focusing on his work in congress. >> he is especially concerned about upcoming cuts known as sequester cuts that would slash the budget. >>> within the past hour, a bipartisan group of senators has announced that an agreement has been reached on the principals to overhaul the nation's immigration reform. an estimated 11,000 people are in the country illegally. >>> the nation of brazil is in mourning after a fire broke through a club. the club was at twice its maximum capacity at the time of that fire. >> reporter: amidst billowing smoke, firefighters work to control a fire. the regional coordi
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Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
stores and hotels and gave law enforcement time to prepare for an estimated 30,000 people many of who arrived by car. >> we stayed in capitola thinking it was going to be a short up the one. >> these fans ditched their car and opted walking a mile. >> we think siting in this traffic is going to take longer than we just walking. >> reporter: the surf action could only be viewed from a designated lot behind the oceana hotel. a place where tons of people were. some people compared this outdoor venue into a concert. but as long as there was a jumbotron showing the action no one seemed to mind. >> for more on the competition, you have to check it out go to our website ktvu.com and click on the mavericks tab. >>> san francisco authorities released the name of a 26-year- old man who was shot to death yesterday while driving near japan town. the victim was identified as jamal gaines of san francisco. jamal was driving a car last night when someone opened fire on his vehicle near gary and fillmore. he was struck by one bullet. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. the gunm
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Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
our people and uphold our values through strength of arms and rule of law. we will show the courage to try and resolve our differences with other nations peacefully, not because we are naive about the dangers we face but because engagement can more endureably lift suspicion and fear. [applause] america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe and we will renew those institutions that extend our capacity to manage crises abroad for no one has a greater stake in a peaceful world than its most powerful nation. we'll support democracy from asia to africa, from the america's to the middle east because our interests and our consnscinsenceen compel to act on behalf of those who long for freedom and we must be a source of hope for the poor, the sick, the marginalized, the victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity but because peace in our time requires a constant advance of those principles that our common creed describes. tolerance and opportunity, human dignity and justice. we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
's the highest since 1999. many new state laws replace some restrictions on abortions. >>> 30 weapons were collected in marin county yesterday. it was a scaled back version and in exchange for the weapons last week they collected 827 firearms and had to issue vouchers because the event ran out of money the district attorney's office hopes to pay off the vouchers by february 15th. >>> san mateo is holding a gun by back at the san mateo center. anybody can surrender and you can get up to 200 for an assault weapon. jack ski spears is pro -- jackie spears is providing the funding. >>> san francisco is getting ready for the big game. they arrested a dozen fans in the championship game on sunday and there could be a lot more trouble after an even bigger game that will end after dark. >> it is in the works at this time to ensure we cover all the bases. studying capes it broke out after the world series in october, they even torched a $700,000 muni bus. >>> they are fighting to keep the sacramento kings in sacramento. the president is angry that a group including the ceo is buying the nba team. si
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
some say it should be overturned and some laws place restrictions on abortions. >>> we are learning what would happen if san francisco were to lose accreditation. they are making sure all current students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are exp
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Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
with a simple bunk and a phone while he was there, he did learn his sister-in-law, the duchess of cambridge, is expecting a baby. >> seems very unfair that they were forced to publicize it when they were. but that's just the media for you. i only hope she gets the necessary protection for her to enjoy the privacy that that comes with. >> now, when asked prince harry said he did kill taliban fighters during his deployment. that's sparked fears of possible retaliation. >>> 7:15. a man from texas was one of the victims killed in the hostage standoff in algeria. now his family is trying to cope with the loss. >> i could association my brother getting in a -- associate my brother getting in a car and getting killed but terrorism and texas don't get together. >> victor lovelady had just returned to the national gas plant. he was taken hostage when a group linked to al qaeda attacked the plant last week. the algerian military moved in on saturday but 38 of the hostages were killed. two other americans are also among those that were killed. >>> meanwhile, france says there are 1,000 african troops
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
to come. >> reporter: he credited law makers for making cuts and voters. on k-12, wants more local control and more money diverted to poor schools. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: brown said he wants a plan to build tunnels under the delta to ensure water supplies and protect the environment and california must move forward on california's high-speed rail. >> i signed the original california's high-speed rail authority in 1982, 30 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> the governor called for lawmakers to build a rainy day fund, one item well received by republicans. >> i love it when you channel your inner-republican. these are republican themes. >> reporter: democrats plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debt. >> if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways, whether it is health and human services, higher education we will do that. >> reporter: some of the governor's proposals face a fight, shifting money away to poor schools. at 6:00 p.
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Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
the need for a new ban. the national rifle association disagrees. >> our weak gun laws allow the mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. >> i don't care if the weapon holds a thousand cartridges, the point is it has a constitutional purpose. >> feinstein's bill will ban the sale of more than 150 types of assault weapons. and limit ammunition rounds to ten rounds. >>> vice president biden is taking the white house campaign to gun control on the road to virginia. biden is hosting a round table discussion. president obama put biden in charge of a task force to come up with recommendations on reducing gun violence. >>> state lawmaker jerry hill will introduce legislation to protect mountain lions. it follows public outcry against state game wardens that shot two mountain lions. hills legislation would allow game wardens to rescue mountain lions that come in contact with people. >>> it's another spare the air day in the bay area. you cannot burn wood or fire logs unless that is your only source of heat. air quality managers say the recent rain has not been
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Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
a counter protest. they held signs dekraaiing proposed new gun control laws. one protester said, quote, without armed citizens, this country wouldn't exist. >>> police holding a gun buyback in seattle were surprised when someone turned in a surface to aramis ill launcher. police say the russian-made missile is not operable. it was among hundreds of guns turned in today. so many people showed up that police had to end it early when the supply of gift cards ran out. >>> in oakland, veteran police officer shot while on duty last night is expected to recover. police say the officer was responding to a car crash at the intersection of east 12th street and 48th avenue in the fruitvale district. when officers arrived on the scene, one of the drivers ran off. police heard gunshots and went to investigate. they say that's when one suspect opened fire. the officer was hit in the leg, but still chased the suspect for a block and a half until the man surrendered. >>> also in oakland, police are searching tonight for the driver involved in an accident that left a teenage passenger dead. as alex sav
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips with busboys and bartenders. >>> the website parkingticket.com has declared a holy war on sunday parking tickets. a watch dog group is trying to get the word out that if you get one of those tickets, you can fight it free on its website. the point is to make the process more costly for the city. new york city tried picketing on sunday tickets three years ago, and they finally ended up getting rid of that. >>> an unusual story from san francisco. the owner of an art gallery deliberately set a work of art on fire. >> reporter: 25,000 matchsticks artistically arranged to look like a map of the united states. it was created by claire fontaine as part of an interactive art exhibit at the queens nail annex. >> fire is a very dangerous and noble work. to come here and see that people are playing with fire, the firemen don't like it. >> reporter: extinguishers were on hand and no one was on the top floor, but at 10:00
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
. under the current law it's illegal to rehabilitate mountain lions. >>> this morning cal tran will give the news media a big up close look at the tower plan. they will give them a look at the tower that a tanker struck earlier this month. investigators are still trying to determine why the bar pilot changed course at the last minute and hit the tower. dense fog could be a factor. >>> driving in the fast lane could mean flying in the sky in the future. just like the jetsons. a group in davis is one step closer to creating the car that flies. it's being it'sed in wind tunnels and the first aircraft to come from the new joint venture. the sky car 200 is designed for short distance low level flight and street driving at about 30 miles an hour. they have put up $80 million to turn this vision into reality. >>> sal's job would completely change then. you're going to have to watch the air too. >> i will say something that half the people won't know. the jetsons. go look it up. >> i'm thinking brian is too young. >> i know the jetsons. come on. >> for those that don't they are google it right n
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
shooting at virginia tech. >>> the boy is not only in trouble with the school he's in trouble with the law. janine de la vega is in morgan hill now to explain what police say the boy did. >> reporter: some of the bullying occurred here at britain middle school. two 13-year-old boys say they were cyber bullied. they didn't tell officials but instead police were notified. the two boys had been threatened at school and assaulted at their home by a fellow classmate who is 14 years old. the police had the school resource officer speak to the boys at the school. but later that day police say the suspect threatened one of the victims at school after at a community center skate park and followed up with threatening texts and postings on facebook. investigators cited that young boy for battery, making harassing phone calls, and discharging a soft air weapon within city limits. the student is also facing disciplinary action by the school district. this case highlights their strong stance on bullying and how it will not tolerate this behavior. they are encouraging other kids to report any type of bul
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